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Half Note Lounge

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American, Bar
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4881 Glenn Dale Rd, Bowie, MD 20720-3585 (MD Rt. 450)
+1 301-809-6683
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Today
17:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Tue 16:00 - 00:00
Wed 16:00 - 23:00
Thu 16:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I LOVE the atmosphere, the food and the music. This my go to spot when to much of the real world is going on. Its so laid back and you don't have to worry about anyone bothering you if you don't want to be bothered. Anyone with an adult mentality can appreciate and enjoy this place.

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Thank Jay B
Chester, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

On a Friday night they don't have a "true happy hour" (maybe if you sat at the bar) but this is a lounge mind you. Drinks are $2.00 off, when the rum punch is $12.00 taking 2 off isn't much... They charge a cover after 7:00pm, and they are serious as someone in my group pointed out that it was... More 

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Thank Shanel C
Clinton, Maryland
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53 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

This was a nice social place for some laughs and great entertainment. This was a Saturday night for me and a girlfriend to hangout. The cost was $10 a piece for entrance (normal cost). The drinks are a bit pricey though. The place is small so I would suggest early arrival for good seats. The band was GREAT and kept... More 

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Thank crystrh1
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

someone wanted a birthday bash w/real southern blues performed.this place is jumpin'.loud old school tunes pumped out from a high end system.great selection of wine at affordable prices.excellent simple fare.basically a BBQ joint.my grilled salmon/ grilled asppagras was prefect.mississippi blues man/child Kingfish Ingram rocked the house for 2 sets.service was friendly,attentive.this is a black club.I'm white and was welcomed by... More 

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Thank twinetime
Barcelona, Spain
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

I was pleasantly surprised by the atmosphere, staff, food and Karaoke participants. My friends and I will be returning.

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Thank vendetta61
Bowie, Maryland
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206 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

Enjoyed visiting here one Tuesday for Karaoke. The bar was packed with guests. Sat in the separate dining area where we could still see the stage. It was not too loud for conversation. Ordered one of the "$5 special drinks" of a flavored martini which was not very good. Traded it out for a regular drink which was fine. Really... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

ATMOSPHERE The lounge was located in a strip mall and is pretty lounge like visually. Picture low lights, dark tables and booths and mirrors when you walk in. I visited the restaurant for Sunday brunch with unlimited mimosas and the hot food was lined up assembly style on one side of the room and desserts, salads and the waffle station... More 

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Thank 2SunSisters
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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34 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

I attended Sunday brunch here. While the food and staff were both VERY good I was completely disturbed when I heard one of the men serving food at the buffet berating the hispanic waiter. I did not even want to get anymore food because I felt completely uncomfortable. I called twice to speak with a manager and report it but... More 

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Thank ElleEye
Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

The spot is a Club with a Restaurant. We arrive close to the kitchen closing. The Staff seated us without missing a beat, very pleasant and accommodating. Additionally, it was late night, the food was served fresh, piping hot and very tasteful. Try the Sweet Potato Cornbread..very good! All the while a live is band is playing and sounding as... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

Great food. Horrible service. This is a fun Karaoke bar for mature crowds and the music lovers. If you want your drink quickly, order a bottle. If you want food, order it the moment you arrive. You may never see your server again...and if you do, he or she is bound to have an attitude. I'd come here again but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 01:00
Saturday
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4881 Glenn Dale Rd, Bowie, MD 20720-3585
    (MD Rt. 450)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bowie
  • Phone Number: +1 301-809-6683

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